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Recruitment: Communications Officer

We are looking for an ambitious and energetic communications officer to join our team based at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. Fixed term contract (6months)

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Recruitment – Program Coordinator

Based in Washington, DC USA, this Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation position would support Alliance operations and projects as part of the team at one of our host organisations, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). The Program Coordinator (PC) will be exposed to ongoing and in-development projects world-wide, performing as the connective tissue which aids in enabling successful partnership. Mentoring under one or more Program Officers, a successful PC candidate will be able to hone the skills needed to develop and administer programs and projects in their future. A significant degree of autonomy will be expected of the PC in supporting the needs of the office and its projects. Excellent analytical and time-management skills coupled with a proactive and solutions-focused mindset will be key to a candidate’s success.

Recrutement – Un(e) Conseiller/ Conseillère Technique

La GIZ est un prestataire de services de coopération internationale actif au niveau mondial, présent au Maroc depuis 1975. Avec ses partenaires, elle met au point des solutions efficaces qui ouvrent des perspectives aux populations et améliorent durablement leurs conditions de vie. À son titre d’entreprise fédérale d’utilité publique, la GIZ soutient beaucoup de secteurs et un grand nombre de clients nationaux et internationaux dans la mise en œuvre de leur coopération bilatérale, régionale et internationale.

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Call for proposals: Administration of TTLC Survey in Tunisia

The Global Alliance is conducting an open tender for procuring an Individual Consultant or Consultancy Firm to conduct face-to-face interviews with enterprises in Tunis, Tunisia aiming to capture the total transport and logistics costs (TTLC) along the supply chain. The deadline for applications is February 23, 2019.

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Turning TFA into reality: looking back on 2018 and ahead to 2019

Earlier this year we celebrated the first anniversary of the entry into force of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). At the time I challenged the private sector to take a more active role in delivering vital trade facilitation reforms. As we near the end of the year, I am happy to see our private sector partners stepping up and increasingly willing to engage and participate actively alongside governments. Together we are creating solutions to make trade faster, simpler and cheaper.

Le Gouvernement et les entreprises s’engagent dans des réformes de facilitation du commerce

Le Ministère de l’Industrie, de l’Investissement, du Commerce et de l’Economie numérique et l’Alliance Mondiale pour la Facilitation des Echanges, en présence de l’Agence Nationale des Ports, de l’Office National de Sécurité Sanitaire des produits Alimentaires, de l’Ambassade d’Allemagne à Rabat, et des autres partenaires du projet, ont signé aujourd’hui un accord de mise en œuvre d’un nouveau projet de facilitation des échanges visant à automatiser certaines procédures d’import et d’export en conformité avec l’Accord sur la facilitation des échanges de l’Organisation Mondiale du Commerce.

Government and business commit to trade facilitation reforms

Representatives from the Ministry of Industry, Investment, Commerce and Digital Economy and the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, in the presence of Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP), the Office National de Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits Alimentaires (ONSSA), the Embassy of Germany in Rabat, and other project partners, today signed an agreement to implement a new trade facilitation project with the aim of automating certain import and export processes in line with the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement.

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Organization of Women in International Trade conference, October 24-25

The Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT) – a non-profit, professional organization that supports the advancement of women in international trade and business – held its 18th Annual World Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, in partnership with OWIT’s Nairobi chapter. Alliance Director Philippe Isler participated in the event, describing the Alliance’s work in modernising the cross-border movement of goods and the importance of trade facilitation to women’s economic empowerment, particularly in developing countries. Philippe’s presentation also looked at how public-private partnerships are vital to identifying problem areas in customs processes.

Business process analysis training

Last week, 25 participants from 12 different ministries, border agencies and the private sector attended a full-day training session on how to use business process analysis as a tool to streamline and automate trade-related processes using international best practice.